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Free Trade Agreements: Killing Jobs and Labor Rights

Displaced Colombian farmers on the road looking for work in the sugar cane fields of Cauca. A Free Trade Agreement will increase the number of farmers displaced by grain and agricultural dumping from the U.S.

Excerpts from an eye-opening article by David Bacon:

Last week President Obama broke his campaign commitment and put three […]